Duke University, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

841 27365
Position ID:Duke-MEMS-POPDOLBOW [#27365]
Position Title: Professor of the Practice
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Engineering / Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2024/05/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/03/19, listed until 2024/09/19)
Position Description:    

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The Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University is seeking applicants for a teaching track (Professor of the Practice) faculty position. Qualified applicants will be eligible for a joint or partial appointment in Electrical and Computer Engineering. We anticipate hiring at the Assistant or Associate Professor of the Practice level, although truly exceptional candidates may be considered at the level of Full Professor of the Practice.

Applicants with a broad range of expertise and experience are sought, with particular emphasis on mechanical engineering design and mechatronics. Applicants with industry background are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants with expertise in computer programming and its intersection with design and analysis are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field. By the time of hiring, candidates are expected to have had some teaching experience. The ideal candidate will have commitment, passion, and excellence in teaching in a collegial, collaborative community. Candidates should be dedicated to teaching that expands scientific boundaries in service to society and to educating a broad and diverse group of students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Information on the cutting edge, multidisciplinary research and teaching in the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science can be found at https://mems.duke.edu/.

Duke University and the Thomas Lord Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science are strongly committed to advancing inclusive excellence throughout our research, teaching, and service activities. A diverse faculty – defined broadly as representing a wide range of identities, lived experiences, and perspectives – is a prerequisite for excellence and is essential to driving innovation within our scholarly community. To achieve these goals, it is essential that all members of the community feel valued and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community are expected to uphold these values, and we seek to hire faculty who are passionate about increasing the participation and success of individuals from all different backgrounds and communities.

Interested candidates should submit the following by May 31, 2024: • Cover letter (with contact information); • Curriculum vitae; • Teaching statement (no more than 3 pages) describing teaching philosophy, previous experiences, future plans for teaching, and experience and approach to fostering an inclusive learning and mentoring environment for their students; and • list of three references who will provide letters on behalf of the candidate.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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Further Info:
https://mems.duke.edu
email address
919-660-5359
 
Duke University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Box 90300
Durham, NC 27708